Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
10th. and 11th. March 2018
“Fourth Sunday of Lent”   –    “Mother’s Day”

Naomh Pádraig

Priests in the Parish:

Liam Cassin:   Telephone:   056 776 8693  or    Mobile 087 231 2354

Peter Hoyne:  Telephone:   056 776 8678   or    Mobile 086 373 8492

Mass Times in Aghaviller Parish: – Monday 12th. to Sunday 18th. March 2018.

Hugginstown:   Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 9.30a.m.

                        Vigil – Friday 16th. at 8.00p.m.; Saturday 17th. at 11.00a.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 17th. at 8.00p.m.; Sunday 18th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Friday 16th. at 6.30p.m.;   Saturday 17th. at 10.00a.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 17th. at 6.30p.m.; Sunday 18th. at 10.00a.m.

Saturday 17th.    Feast of St. Patrick (Patron of Ireland)     Holy Day of Obligation.

Pray for:          

Bridget Ryan, Stoneyford; who died during the week.

Seamus McBride: late of Sheepstown, who died recently in London .

Months Mind Mass:  

Ellen Ryan, Kingsmountain:  Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 10th. March at 8.00p.m.

Rota for next week-end:      17th. and 18th. March 2018 – (Fifth Sunday of Lent)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Declan Lennon;

  Sunday 10.00a.m. Donal Butler

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Eileen Aylward;

        Sunday 11.00a.m. John Barron

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m Pat Kenny; 

  Sunday 10.00a.m. Bernie Grace

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Cuddihy.

         Sunday 11.00a.m. Ruth Crowley

The Rota for 16th./17th. March as on Weekend 10th./11th. March if possible please.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:  

In Hugginstown Church on Friday 16th. March at 8.00p.m.   –   Mai Carroll, Kilkeasy

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 17th. March at 6.30p.m. – Kathleen & Ellen Lawlor, Knocknaboola

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 17th. March at 8.00p.m.  – James Duggan, Boolyglass


The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated in Hugginstown Church on this Sunday 11th. March at 11.00a.m. Congratulations to the 43 Pupils from our schools in the Parish who will receive Confirmation. Also Congratulations to all Parents, Sponsors and Teachers.

Christopher Audoire;   Joseph Aylward; Marie-Therese Aylward; Morette Aylward;

Sarah Bourke; Robie Brown; Max Butler; Magdalene Czerniecka;   Jody Dineen;

Róisín Duggan; Tara Duggan; Aoibhín Dunphy; Nadine Fahy/Holland; Conor Farrell;

Lynn Fennelly;  Rebecca Fennelly; Katie Grace; Ali Hayes;   Mikey Heddon

Kayla Hickey; John Paul Holden;  Patrick Irish; Rachel Keane; Aoife Kenneally;       

Jagoda Kieczka; Roisín Malzard; Leo McKernan; Ellie Moran; Maeve Murphy;

Sinéad O’Connell;  Ava O’Dwyer;   Serena O’Farrell;  Clodagh O’Neill;

Roisín O’Rourke; Aoife O’Shea; Michael O’Shea; Sean O’Toole;  Chloe Power;

Mark Power; Michael Rohan; Saoirse Ruth; Taigh Silke;   Erin Thomas.                       

Ordination of Mgr. Dermot Farrell:

The Ordination of Mgr. Dermot Farrell as Bishop of Ossory will take place in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny on this Sunday 11th. March at 3.00p.m. Please collect the Pastoral Letter by Mgr. Dermot Farrell to the people of Ossory.

Lenten Station Masses:

Lenten Station Masses will take place on Sunday 18th. March in Stoneyford Church at 10.00a.m. and in Hugginstown Church at 11.00a.m. Envelopes available in the Church.

First Penance:

Celebration of First Penance for the Pupils of Newmarket School will take place in Hugginstown Church on Thursday 15th. March at 7.00p.m.

Aghaviller Parish Pastoral Council:

Meeting in the Parish House, Hugginstown on Wednesday 14th. March at 8.00p.m.

World Meeting of Families:
Parishioners who would like to attend all or part of the event can register now for the three-day Pastoral Congress on www.worldmeeting  Tickets for the Congress are limited but they guarantee entrance for the Festival of Families and the Final Mass which is expected to be led by Pope Francis.  Although there will be no charge for any event led by the Pope, tickets for the Festival of Families will not be released until a later date, along with tickets for the Mass.‘Anam Cara’:

The Organisation supports bereaved parents. It will hold its next monthly Parent Evening on Monday 19th. March from 7.30p.m. to 9:00p.m. in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. ‘Anam Cara’ offers a safe and comfortable setting where you can ‘drop the mask’ and be yourself among people who understand. This event is open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether this was recent or not.

Vocations Weekend:

Did You Ever think of being a Priest? Not sure who You can talk to, or what to do next?   Need more information and space to think things over? Come along to St Mary’s Cathedral on Saturday 24th. March from 11.00a.m. to 7.00p.m. for time of quiet reflection and prayer.   It will be an opportunity to lean more about Diocesan Priesthood and how to discover the path God is inviting you to follow in your life. For more Information and to book a place contact: Fr Kieran O’ Shea (Vocations Director) on 086 827 2828 or


All notices for the Newsletter to be left in before 5.00p.m. on Thursdays please.  

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email










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